Rokua Geopark has the honour of organizing the 13th European Geoparks Conference in September 2015. The Conference dates are from 3rd to 6th of September. This international Conference is held annually in a European Geopark.
The Geopark Conference is expected to boost awareness on geotourism and Finnish natural sites, internationally and nationally. Finland’s only and the world’s northernmost Geopark, Rokua Geopark, is part of the the Global and European Geoparks Networks operating under the auspices of UNESCO.Visitors can enjoy the Conference to explore, among other things, Lake Oulu area, Oulu River valley, as well as the Rokua esker and dune area,showcasing the unique Ice Age shaped landscape.